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EDIT: Reality TV does not glamorize teen pregnancy or parenting

he best way to glamorize a lifestyle is give it airtime on television. Watching people drink and flirt on reality TV romanticizes a partying lifestyle, making mistakes like blacking out humorous. This logic falls short for MTV shows like “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom,” according to a United States Centers for Disease Control and […]

HOFBERG: Trader Joe’s

Confession: I am a full-blown shopaholic. There’s nothing I love more than spending my financial aid money on crop tops from Urban Outfitters, Lush bath bombs, fuzzy socks and bangle bracelets. I’m also a girl that loves to eat. Wouldn’t it be nice if I could afford to eat all my meals out? If I […]

GIESLEMANN: China’s national pastime

Waking up without the sound of my alarm jostling me from sleep is a wonderful feeling. Sleeping in is something I took for granted during my obscenely long winter break. Now I look forward to weekends when I can finally recuperate and gain back the hours I lost during the week working on Chinese homework […]

EDIT: Spare the Spanish program

State officials are looking to scrap a dual language program that emphasizes making students fluent in both Spanish and English at Dever Elementary School in Dorchester, one of the most diverse towns in the Boston area. According to a state report from this year about the Dever School, the overemphasis on Spanish has played a […]

EDIT: Salute instead of disrobing

The Kappa Sigma fraternity at MIT has created a charity event called the “Nearly Naked Nearly Mile” in honor of Officer Sean Collier, the MIT police officer who was allegedly killed last year by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. This charity event in which fraternity boys, among others, will run a “nearly mile” will take […]